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LIBRARY EVENTS AND PROGRAMS

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

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Summer Reading 2021
 Summer Reading 2021
Thursday, Jul. 1Summer Reading 2021
All Locations
Summer Reading is back for all ages!June 1 - July 21, 2021Summer Reading prepares babies and toddlers for success by developing early language skills, helps children build reading and language skills, motivates teens to read and discuss literature, and encourages adults to experience the joy of read...read more
Summer Reading Craft Bag for Kids
Summer Reading Craft Bag for Kids
Thursday, Jul. 1Summer Reading Craft
All Locations
During June and July, children are encouraged to pick up a Summer Reading bag with crafts and an activity pack from their local branch. While supplies last.
Puzzle Library
 Puzzle Library
Thursday, Jul. 1, Puzzle Library
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Puzzle Library now open! Ask at the Reference Desk, upstairs at the Cesar Chavez Central Library. 
Sand Art Take-Home Craft for Teens/Adults
Sand Art Take-Home Craft for Teens/Adults
Thursday, Jul. 1Sand Art Take-Home C
Tracy Branch Library
For Teens and Adults. Visit the library to pick up supplies for our take-home sand art project during the month of July. While supplies last.
VIRTUAL Tails and Tales Storytime
10:30 a.m.
VIRTUAL Tails and Tales Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 1, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays, June 17 & 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 10:30 a.m.)
VIRTUAL Tails and Ta
All Locations
Attending storytimes is a fun way to help your children get ready to read. You and your children are welcome to join us virtually as we enjoy animal songs and stories at 10:30 on Thursday mornings during June and July. We'll read, sing, talk, and play!Children must be accompanied by an adul...read more
Craft With the Library - Virtual
2:30 p.m.
Craft With the Library - Virtual
Thursday, Jul. 1, 2:30 p.m.Craft With the Libra
All Locations
Craft with the Library on Facebook, Instagram, Youtube.
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Learning Express Workshop
10:30AM
 Learning Express Workshop
Friday, Jul. 2, 10:30AM
(Bi-Weekly Fridays, June 4 & 18, July 2 &16 & 30, August 13 & 27)
Learning Express Wor
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Start your next job hunt with Learning Express.  We can help you create an account, take practice Civil Service Exams, and more!  Prepare for the GED, ACT, SAT, and U.S. Citizenship Practice Test for free. Please sign-up at least 24-hours in advance.  Meeting link will be sent via ema...read more

Q&A with Escalon Community Ambulance
2:00PM
Q&A with Escalon Community Ambulance
Friday, Jul. 2, 2:00PMQ&A with Escalon Com
Escalon Branch Library
Join the Escalon Community Ambulance to enjoy a tour of the ambulance, learn about fire safety before the Fourth of July, and ask Ms. Leah all about the ambulance and her work! Register for link to live event!
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Horror Club
4:30PM
 Horror Club
Monday, Jul. 5, 4:30PMHorror Club
All Locations
Watch horror movies free with your library card, then join us online every Monday at 4:30PM to chat with fellow horror fans.This program is limited to adult patrons. 

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Virtual Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Virtual Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 6, 10:30 a.m.Virtual Storytime
All Locations
Bring your little one and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun all live from the library's Facebook page.  
Spanish Club
11AM
 Spanish Club
Tuesday, Jul. 6, 11AMSpanish Club
All Locations
Join us online every Tuesday at 11AM to learn about Spanish speaking cultures and practice speaking Spanish with native speakers.This program is limited to adult patrons. 

Early Literacy Focus - Virtual
2:30 p.m.
 Early Literacy Focus - Virtual
Tuesday, Jul. 6, 2:30 p.m.Early Literacy Focus
All Locations
Want more activities to do with your little one? Check out our early literacy focused videos on Facebook and Youtube on the first Tuesday of every month. 
Virtual Murder Mystery Party (Take 2)
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Virtual Murder Mystery Party (Take 2)
Tuesday, Jul. 6, 4:30pm - 5:30pmVirtual Murder Myste
Linden Branch Library
Rescheduled and second attempt at the Murder Mystery Party from June 29! Join us to solve a murder mystery! Will you figure out who did it... or are you trying to get away with it?

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All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
10:30 a.m.
All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
Wednesday, Jul. 7, 10:30 a.m.All About Baby-Virtu
All Locations
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Virtual Summer Book Club for Teens
11:00am
Virtual Summer Book Club for Teens
Wednesday, Jul. 7, 11:00amVirtual Summer Book
All Locations
Read and chat about select books, comics, and manga! Plus, share what else you're reading. Meetings will be held Wednesdays at 11:00am, June and July 2021. Register to receive a link for the weekly virtual meetings. Book Selection/Schedule June 2: Clap When You Land by E...read more
VIRTUAL Colorful Critters with Ventriloquist Tony Borders
5:30
VIRTUAL Colorful Critters with Ventriloquist Tony Borders
Wednesday, Jul. 7, 5:30VIRTUAL Colorful Cri
All Locations
Tony uses ventriloquism to bring beautiful animal puppets to life. Enjoy lots of laughs and learning in this show about critters. Watch this virtual show on the Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library's Facebook page between July 7 and July 13! 
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VIRTUAL Tails and Tales Storytime
10:30 a.m.
VIRTUAL Tails and Tales Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 8, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays, June 17 & 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 10:30 a.m.)
VIRTUAL Tails and Ta
All Locations
Attending storytimes is a fun way to help your children get ready to read. You and your children are welcome to join us virtually as we enjoy animal songs and stories at 10:30 on Thursday mornings during June and July. We'll read, sing, talk, and play!Children must be accompanied by an adul...read more
Creative Fiber Arts Crafters
10:30am - 11:30 am
 Creative Fiber Arts Crafters
Thursday, Jul. 8, 10:30am - 11:30 amCreative Fiber Arts
Linden Branch Library
Do you knit? Crochet? Cross stitch or needlepoint? Do you make your own yarn? If you've got a craft or hobby that involves fibers, join us as we hang out virtually! We can share patterns, advice, or just vent about how a project has been particularly frustrating lately - or just get to know othe...read more

Cyndee Selects - Virtual
2:30 p.m.
 Cyndee Selects - Virtual
Thursday, Jul. 8, 2:30 p.m.Cyndee Selects - Vir
All Locations
See what Cyndee has in store for you this month. Check out her video on our Facebook and Youtube channels.
Adult Book Club
3:00pm & 6:00pm
 Adult Book Club
Thursday, Jul. 8, 3:00pm & 6:00pmAdult Book Club
Ripon Branch Library
Adult Book Club is currently FULL.Please visit the Ripon Branch for more information.
Virtual Lego Builders
3:30 P.M.
 Virtual Lego Builders
Thursday, Jul. 8, 3:30 P.M.
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Join us virtually from home building with Legos or sharing your creations!  We ask that parents be present with their children during this program.  Participation is limited so sign-ups are required.

Graphic Novel Reviews - Virtual
4:00 p.m.
 Graphic Novel Reviews - Virtual
Thursday, Jul. 8, 4:00 p.m.
All Locations
Check out reviews of new or in-demand graphic novels for tweens and teens. Held on the library's Facebook page and YouTube channel. 
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Virtual Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Virtual Storytime
Monday, Jul. 12, 10:30 a.m.Virtual Storytime
All Locations
Bring your little one and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun all live from the library's Facebook page.  
Horror Club
4:30PM
 Horror Club
Monday, Jul. 12, 4:30PMHorror Club
All Locations
Watch horror movies free with your library card, then join us online every Monday at 4:30PM to chat with fellow horror fans.This program is limited to adult patrons. 

Friendly Faces Chat Group for Adults (Virtual @ Troke)
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Friendly Faces Chat Group for Adults (Virtual @ Troke)
Monday, Jul. 12, 6:00pm to 7:00pm
(Select Mondays, June 28, July 12, August 9 & 23, 6 p.m.)
Friendly Faces Chat
Troke Branch Library
Welcome to Friendly Faces, a chat group to find support, make connections, and meet new people! Held virtually via WebEx, on select Mondays from 6:00-7:00pm.Please note we will not hold Friendly Faces on observed holidays.For adults only. Advance registration required (this is how you will receive t...read more

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Spanish Club
11AM
 Spanish Club
Tuesday, Jul. 13, 11AMSpanish Club
All Locations
Join us online every Tuesday at 11AM to learn about Spanish speaking cultures and practice speaking Spanish with native speakers.This program is limited to adult patrons. 

Elementary Age Focus - Virtual
2:30 p.m.
 Elementary Age Focus - Virtual
Tuesday, Jul. 13, 2:30 p.m.Elementary Age Focus
All Locations
Running out of activity ideas for the kids? Check out our elementary age focused videos on Facebook, Youtube, and Instagram. 
Virtual Escape Room-Troke Library
4:00 p.m.
Virtual Escape Room-Troke Library
Tuesday, Jul. 13, 4:00 p.m.
Troke Branch Library
Join other teens in a challenge of riddles to 'unlock' a mystery, and 'escape' a mysterious location.  Space is limited.Ages 12-17Register by July 19th. You will receive the link a few days before the event.

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All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
10:30 a.m.
All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
Wednesday, Jul. 14, 10:30 a.m.All About Baby-Virtu
All Locations
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Virtual Summer Book Club for Teens
11:00am
Virtual Summer Book Club for Teens
Wednesday, Jul. 14, 11:00amVirtual Summer Book
All Locations
Read and chat about select books, comics, and manga! Plus, share what else you're reading. Meetings will be held Wednesdays at 11:00am, June and July 2021. Register to receive a link for the weekly virtual meetings. Book Selection/Schedule June 2: Clap When You Land by E...read more
VIRTUAL Xtreme Science Magic with Don O’Brien
5:30
VIRTUAL Xtreme Science Magic with Don O’Brien
Wednesday, Jul. 14, 5:30VIRTUAL Xtreme Scien
All Locations
Experience fire tornadoes, bouncing bubbles, flying objects, and so much more!Watch this virtual show on the Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library's Facebook page between July 14 and July 20! 
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Next Chapter Book Club - Virtual
10:30 a.m.
Next Chapter Book Club - Virtual
Thursday, Jul. 15, 10:30 a.m.Next Chapter Book Cl
All Locations
Join the Next Chapter Book Club and get the scoop on chapter books perfect for middle graders. Held live on the library's Facebook and Instagram page.
VIRTUAL Tails and Tales Storytime
10:30 a.m.
VIRTUAL Tails and Tales Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 15, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays, June 17 & 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 10:30 a.m.)
VIRTUAL Tails and Ta
All Locations
Attending storytimes is a fun way to help your children get ready to read. You and your children are welcome to join us virtually as we enjoy animal songs and stories at 10:30 on Thursday mornings during June and July. We'll read, sing, talk, and play!Children must be accompanied by an adul...read more
Button/Stone Craft
5:00pm
 Button/Stone Craft
Thursday, Jul. 15, 5:00pm
Troke Branch Library
Program is Full. Children Ages 5-13 are invited to join us for a Live Virtual Program on Thursday, July 15th at 5pm.Please pickup Supplies on July 14- July 15th. Please register online. You will be send a link via email to view the program.While Supplies last. Program is Full.  

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Virtual Crafty Friday for Adults & Teens
10:30 am
Virtual Crafty Friday for Adults & Teens
Friday, Jul. 16, 10:30 am
Mountain House Branch Library
Make pretty origami flowers: Register online, pick up your flower making kit at the Mountain House Library before meeting time and join the fun from the comfort of home. Colored paper & stems for 3 flowers will be provided & all you will need at home is a gluestick (preferred) or white ...read more

Learning Express Workshop
10:30AM
 Learning Express Workshop
Friday, Jul. 16, 10:30AM
(Bi-Weekly Fridays, June 4 & 18, July 2 &16 & 30, August 13 & 27)
Learning Express Wor
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Start your next job hunt with Learning Express.  We can help you create an account, take practice Civil Service Exams, and more!  Prepare for the GED, ACT, SAT, and U.S. Citizenship Practice Test for free. Please sign-up at least 24-hours in advance.  Meeting link will be sent via ema...read more

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Virtual Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Virtual Storytime
Monday, Jul. 19, 10:30 a.m.Virtual Storytime
All Locations
Bring your little one and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun all live from the library's Facebook page.  
Horror Club
4:30PM
 Horror Club
Monday, Jul. 19, 4:30PMHorror Club
All Locations
Watch horror movies free with your library card, then join us online every Monday at 4:30PM to chat with fellow horror fans.This program is limited to adult patrons. 

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Chavez Book Club for Adults - Virtual
10:30 am
Chavez Book Club for Adults - Virtual
Tuesday, Jul. 20, 10:30 amChavez Book Club for
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us for a fun and thoughtful discussion.  Our July selection is The Ghost of Hannah Mendez, by Naomi Ragen. Copies are available for check out at the Customer Service Desk on the 1st floor. This meeting will be online only, so be sure to register ahead of time to receive a meeting link...read more

Talk About Books: Adult Book Club (Virtual @ Troke)
10:30 am
Talk About Books: Adult Book Club (Virtual @ Troke)
Tuesday, Jul. 20, 10:30 amTalk About Books: Ad
Troke Branch Library
Have you ever read a book that was so good that you couldn't stop talking about it? Do you read so much, that you're always looking for a new author, series or genre? This program's for you. Bring your morning beverage of choice to this virtual meeting, and talk about books. We'll ha...read more

Troke Storytime
11:00am
 Troke Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 20, 11:00amTroke Storytime
Troke Branch Library
Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join us for a live virtual storytime on Tuesday, July 20th at 11:00am.Please register to receive an email to login to this virtual storytime. 

Spanish Club
11AM
 Spanish Club
Tuesday, Jul. 20, 11AMSpanish Club
All Locations
Join us online every Tuesday at 11AM to learn about Spanish speaking cultures and practice speaking Spanish with native speakers.This program is limited to adult patrons. 

Make a Fairy Castle
2 pm
 Make a Fairy Castle
Tuesday, Jul. 20, 2 pmMake a Fairy Castle
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interested in handmade crafts? Hang out with us virtually on Tuesday July 20, 2021 at 2 pm on the Microsoft Teams to build a fairy castle using toilet paper rolls, cardboards and more. Advanced registration is required. Anyone age 10 and older are invited to register. Invitations and instructio...read more
Teen Focus - Virtual
2:30 p.m.
 Teen Focus - Virtual
Tuesday, Jul. 20, 2:30 p.m.Teen Focus - Virtual
All Locations
Looking for cool crafts and activities you can do at home? Check out our teen focused videos on Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram. 
Thornton Branch Library: Lego Creations (Virtual Program) for ages 6-12
3:00 pm
Thornton Branch Library: Lego Creations (Virtual Program) for ages 6-12
Tuesday, Jul. 20, 3:00 pm
Thornton Branch Library
Share your Lego creations and learn new designs! Sign up to receive an online invite to Microsoft Teams for the event. Stop by the library to check out a small Lego kit if you do not have your own.This event has limited space and is for Thornton residents only.

Bling-R-ize Your Summer Flip Flops (Virtual@Troke)
4:00 p.m.
Bling-R-ize Your Summer Flip Flops (Virtual@Troke)
Tuesday, Jul. 20, 4:00 p.m.Bling-R-ize Your Sum
Troke Branch Library
Bring a pair of simple flip flops and be ready to add items to make them fun and fashionable!  Pick up a packet of craft supplies from the Troke library branch after July 14th. Then join the meeting and create a new look!Ages 12-17Register by July 19th. You will receive the link to the meeting ...read more

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All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
10:30 a.m.
All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
Wednesday, Jul. 21, 10:30 a.m.All About Baby-Virtu
All Locations
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Virtual Summer Book Club for Teens
11:00am
Virtual Summer Book Club for Teens
Wednesday, Jul. 21, 11:00amVirtual Summer Book
All Locations
Read and chat about select books, comics, and manga! Plus, share what else you're reading. Meetings will be held Wednesdays at 11:00am, June and July 2021. Register to receive a link for the weekly virtual meetings. Book Selection/Schedule June 2: Clap When You Land by E...read more
Bookish Bites: Recipes Inspired by Literary Fiction
12:00 pm
Bookish Bites: Recipes Inspired by Literary Fiction
Wednesday, Jul. 21, 12:00 pm
All Locations
**Registration Required**Join the Escalon and Mountain House Library staff as we make delicious recipes inspired by great reads. Check us out virtually to learn the recipe and steps, or follow along in your own kitchen - we will provided a list of ingredients after registration.Wednesday, July 21st,...read more
Yarn Resist Painting - Virtual@Troke - Adult Craft Program
3:00 pm
Yarn Resist Painting - Virtual@Troke - Adult Craft Program
Wednesday, Jul. 21, 3:00 pmYarn Resist Painting
Troke Branch Library
Hang out with us virtually on Wednesday, July 21 at 3:00 pm on Microsoft Teams to create a lovely yarn-resist painting. This project is very easy!  Advanced registration is required. Adults are invited to register. Invitations and instructions (how to join this event) will be sen...read more

Virtual Lego Challenge: Tails and Tales
3:30 p.m.
Virtual Lego Challenge: Tails and Tales
Wednesday, Jul. 21, 3:30 p.m.Virtual Lego Challen
Manteca Branch Library
Ages 4-12. Space is limited.Dolphins, tigers, turtles... what animals can you build with your Legos? Join Ms. Dana on Microsoft Teams to try a fun Lego challenge based on this year's Summer Reading theme, Tails and Tales.

Cyndee’s Selections
4:00 p.m.
 Cyndee’s Selections
Wednesday, Jul. 21, 4:00 p.m.
Virtual Branch
Let's have a conversation!  What is on your reading list?  Do you have a favorite film or music genre you want to discuss?  Join us every third Wednesday at 4:00 p.m.We will host a virtual session to discuss different topics.

VIRTUAL Lindsay Wildlife: A Wildlife Tale
5:30
VIRTUAL Lindsay Wildlife: A Wildlife Tale
Wednesday, Jul. 21, 5:30VIRTUAL Lindsay Wild
All Locations
Follow a hospital patient on its journey to recovery, from its arrival at Lindsay's Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital to its return to the wild.  See the patient overcome challenges as the members of Lindsay's wildlife rehabilitation team use their skills, talent, and expe...read more
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VIRTUAL Tails and Tales Storytime
10:30 a.m.
VIRTUAL Tails and Tales Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 22, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays, June 17 & 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 10:30 a.m.)
VIRTUAL Tails and Ta
All Locations
Attending storytimes is a fun way to help your children get ready to read. You and your children are welcome to join us virtually as we enjoy animal songs and stories at 10:30 on Thursday mornings during June and July. We'll read, sing, talk, and play!Children must be accompanied by an adul...read more
Tracy Lego Club (Virtual)
11:00am
 Tracy Lego Club (Virtual)
Thursday, Jul. 22, 11:00amTracy Lego Club  (Vi
Tracy Branch Library
Ages 0-12. Tracy Residents Only. Space is limited.Let's build together! We'll get together virtually on Microsoft Teams to try a fun Lego challenge. Participants must have their own legos/build blocks at home.

Goodreads Virtual Book Club
2:30 p.m.
 Goodreads Virtual Book Club
Thursday, Jul. 22, 2:30 p.m.Goodreads Virtual Bo
All Locations
Join the Goodreads Virtual Book Club Live as we discuss a new book every month! Held live on the library's Facebook and Instagram pages. 
Sew a Pin Cushion Scrap Bag
2:30 PM
 Sew a Pin Cushion Scrap Bag
Thursday, Jul. 22, 2:30 PMSew a Pin Cushion Sc
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Interested in sewing? Join us virtually on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 2:30 pm for fun sewing event - Sew a Pin Cushion Scrap Bag.

Thornton Branch Library: Online Gaming (Virtual Program) for ages 12-17
3:00 pm
Thornton Branch Library: Online Gaming (Virtual Program) for ages 12-17
Thursday, Jul. 22, 3:00 pm
Thornton Branch Library
Play video games like Roblox, Fortnite and other online multiplayer games. Sign up and include your online gamer tag to be added.This event has limited space and is for Thornton residents only.

Design a 3D Piranha Plant (Virtual)
4pm-5pm
Design a 3D Piranha Plant (Virtual)
Thursday, Jul. 22, 4pm-5pmDesign a 3D Piranha
Cesar Chavez Central Library
In this 3D Design Lab, teens ages 10+ will use TinkerCAD to learn how to create a 3D model of a piranha plant from the Nintendo video game world of Super Mario Bros. Challenge yourselves to create other in-game models, as well! This virtual program will take place over Microsoft Teams. Registration ...read more

Troke/ Children Book Club/ Ages 10-14
4:30PM
Troke/ Children Book Club/ Ages 10-14
Thursday, Jul. 22, 4:30PMTroke/ Children Book
Troke Branch Library
Children ages 10-14 are invited to join us to discuss the book " Everything Sad is untrue, by Daniel Nayeri on Thursday, July 22 th at 4:30pm.Please check out a copy of this book from the Margaret Troke Library between July 13- July 19th. Please register online. You will receive a link via...read more
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Virtual Caregivers Connect
09:00am
 Virtual Caregivers Connect
Saturday, Jul. 24, 09:00am
All Locations
Join us for a virtual community support group for those who are caring for a loved one. We will be joined by a library staff member with years of experience in hospice and home health. A place to come together and share struggles, stress, ideas, resources and triumphs. 
Decorate Tote Bags for the Homeless
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Decorate Tote Bags for the Homeless
Saturday, Jul. 24, 1:00 - 3:00 pmDecorate Tote Bags f
Troke Branch Library
Decorate totebags for those in need on our front patio at our outdoor, in-person program.  Paint the bags using stencils, or create your own design!  The craft materials will be supplied. The totebags will later be filled with toiletries, socks, granola bars, crossword books and more,...read more
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Virtual Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Virtual Storytime
Monday, Jul. 26, 10:30 a.m.Virtual Storytime
All Locations
Bring your little one and enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and fun all live from the library's Facebook page.  
Learning Express Resume Builder Demo/Workshop
4pm - 4:30pm
Learning Express Resume Builder Demo/Workshop
Monday, Jul. 26, 4pm - 4:30pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Attendees will participate in a demonstration of the Resume Builder feature available from Learning Express, a job and career electronic resource provided through the Stockoton - San Joaquin County Public Library.  This thirty minute demonstration will introduce participants to the Learning Exp...read more

Horror Club
4:30PM
 Horror Club
Monday, Jul. 26, 4:30PMHorror Club
All Locations
Watch horror movies free with your library card, then join us online every Monday at 4:30PM to chat with fellow horror fans.This program is limited to adult patrons. 

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One-On-One Computer Help
 One-On-One Computer Help
Tuesday, Jul. 27One-On-One Computer
Weston Ranch Branch Library
In person (at Weston Ranch Library) or virtual, one-on-one help, by appointment only.  Call (209) 937-8540 during open hours and ask for Kari.   Here are some examples of what is offered: · Search online information for smartphone/tablet questions· Wi...read more
Let’s Play: Among Us (Virtual)
11:00am
Let’s Play: Among Us (Virtual)
Tuesday, Jul. 27, 11:00amLet’s Play: Am
All Locations
Ages 10 and up. Space is limited. The game is available on PC, Nintendo Switch, Android, and iOS. Join your crewmates in a multiplayer game of teamwork and betrayal!Play online with 4-10 players as you attempt to hold your spaceship together and return back to civilization. But beware...as ther...read more

Spanish Club
11AM
 Spanish Club
Tuesday, Jul. 27, 11AMSpanish Club
All Locations
Join us online every Tuesday at 11AM to learn about Spanish speaking cultures and practice speaking Spanish with native speakers.This program is limited to adult patrons. 

Family History Helpers (Virtual)
11.00
Family History Helpers (Virtual)
Tuesday, Jul. 27, 11.00Family History Helpe
Cesar Chavez Central Library
The Chavez Family History helpers are back!  Volunteers from the San Joaquin County Genealogical Society will be available online to help you track down your family history. They can answer specific questions or just show you how to get started.  The meeting will be held online via Te...read more

Micro Library Book Club
12:00 PM
 Micro Library Book Club
Tuesday, Jul. 27, 12:00 PMMicro Library Book C
Virtual Branch
Join the discussion. This month we read On a Sunbeam by Tillie WaldenThroughout the deepest reaches of space, a crew rebuilds beautiful and broken-down structures, painstakingly putting the past together. As new member Mia gets to know her team, the story flashes back to her pivotal year in boarding...read more

All About Adults - Virtual
2:30 p.m.
 All About Adults - Virtual
Tuesday, Jul. 27, 2:30 p.m.All About Adults - V
All Locations
Check out our Facebook,Youtube, and Instagram videos for crafts, book recommendations, and more!
Tracy Easy Reader Book Club (Virtual)
3:00pm
Tracy Easy Reader Book Club (Virtual)
Tuesday, Jul. 27, 3:00pm
Tracy Branch Library
For Ages 6+. Tracy Residents Only. Must register in person.Chat about a fun book while improving your reading comprehension skills!To join the book club: Pick up the book and craft materials from the Tracy Branch Library checkout desk. Read the book at home before the virtual meeting. Attend the vir...read more
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One-On-One Computer Help
 One-On-One Computer Help
Wednesday, Jul. 28One-On-One Computer
Weston Ranch Branch Library
In person (at Weston Ranch Library) or virtual, one-on-one help, by appointment only.  Call (209) 937-8540 during open hours and ask for Kari.   Here are some examples of what is offered: · Search online information for smartphone/tablet questions· Wi...read more
Storytime at the Park
10:00AM
 Storytime at the Park
Wednesday, Jul. 28, 10:00AMStorytime at the Par
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Bring your blankets and chairs and join us for storytime at the Paul Weston Park at 3641 Ews Woods Blvd, Stockton, CA 95206 near the picnic tables.  Stories, crafts, songs, and activities for preschoolers. 
All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
10:30 a.m.
All About Baby-Virtual Storytime
Wednesday, Jul. 28, 10:30 a.m.All About Baby-Virtu
All Locations
All About Baby is a half-hour program packed with baby-appropriate developmental FUN which includes fingerplays, storytime,sharing boardbooks and simple musical engagement. Emphasis is on rhythm, rhyme and sensory connections, but most of all on having a joyful time with others!  Parent/caregiv...read more
Virtual Summer Book Club for Teens
11:00am
Virtual Summer Book Club for Teens
Wednesday, Jul. 28, 11:00amVirtual Summer Book
All Locations
Read and chat about select books, comics, and manga! Plus, share what else you're reading. Meetings will be held Wednesdays at 11:00am, June and July 2021. Register to receive a link for the weekly virtual meetings. Book Selection/Schedule June 2: Clap When You Land by E...read more
English Conversation Club
1 pm-2 pm
 English Conversation Club
Wednesday, Jul. 28, 1 pm-2 pmEnglish Conversation
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Practice your English conversation skills with us! Join us for our weekly online meeting where we will discuss different topics in an informal and fun setting as well as play games to help improve your English speaking ability and confidence. This meeting is intended for adults and will take place o...read more

Comics & Cosplay (Virtual)
4pm-5pm
 Comics & Cosplay (Virtual)
Wednesday, Jul. 28, 4pm-5pm
(July 28, August 25, September 22, 4pm-5pm)
Comics & Cosplay (Vi
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Come chat about comics, manga and cosplay with us! Each month on the 4th Wednesday, we'll share a different topic or project relating to making costumes of your favorite characters. Feel free to share with us what you're reading and hear recommendations for other comics or manga you can read...read more

Dungeons and Dragons for Adults (Virtual @ Troke)
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Dungeons and Dragons for Adults (Virtual @ Troke)
Wednesday, Jul. 28, 5:00pm to 7:00pmDungeons and Dragons
Troke Branch Library
Join our traveling band of adventurers as we explore strange lands, overcome perilous obstacles, and fight fearsome foes! This series of "one-shot" sessions are self-contained adventures that will be concluded at the end of each event. This means if you can't make it to one session, yo...read more

VIRTUAL Cascada de Flores: “The Tree and the Donkey who loved to sing”
5:30
VIRTUAL Cascada de Flores: “The Tree and the Donkey who loved to sing”
Wednesday, Jul. 28, 5:30VIRTUAL Cascada de F
All Locations
Enjoy a bilingual and participatory story exploding with the song, ancient musical instruments, poly-rhythms and sweet characters of Mexican music and dance.Watch this virtual show on the Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library's Facebook page between July 28 and August 3! 
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One-On-One Computer Help
 One-On-One Computer Help
Thursday, Jul. 29One-On-One Computer
Weston Ranch Branch Library
In person (at Weston Ranch Library) or virtual, one-on-one help, by appointment only.  Call (209) 937-8540 during open hours and ask for Kari.   Here are some examples of what is offered: · Search online information for smartphone/tablet questions· Wi...read more
VIRTUAL Tails and Tales Storytime
10:30 a.m.
VIRTUAL Tails and Tales Storytime
Thursday, Jul. 29, 10:30 a.m.
(Thursdays, June 17 & 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 10:30 a.m.)
VIRTUAL Tails and Ta
All Locations
Attending storytimes is a fun way to help your children get ready to read. You and your children are welcome to join us virtually as we enjoy animal songs and stories at 10:30 on Thursday mornings during June and July. We'll read, sing, talk, and play!Children must be accompanied by an adul...read more
S’moreytime (Virtual)
11:30 a.m.
 S’moreytime (Virtual)
Thursday, Jul. 29, 11:30 a.m.S’moreytime (V
Manteca Branch Library
Meet our very special storytime... it's S'moreytime! Join Ms. Dana for a camping-themed virtual storytime, complete with stories, songs, and a take-home craft and snack.Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Please register online to receive the Microsoft Teams meeting link...read more

Thornton Branch Library: Teen Talk (Virtual Program) for ages 13-17
3:00 pm
Thornton Branch Library: Teen Talk (Virtual Program) for ages 13-17
Thursday, Jul. 29, 3:00 pm
Thornton Branch Library
Teens: Join us virtually for trivia, raffle prizes, and more! Discuss books, TV, games, music, mental health, relationship advice, or anything!Sign up to receive an online invite to Microsoft Teams for the event.This event has limited space and is for Thornton residents only.

Poetry: Theory and Criticism
4pm - 5pm
 Poetry: Theory and Criticism
Thursday, Jul. 29, 4pm - 5pm
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Poetry: Theory and Criticism is a one hour discussion group centering on a work of substantial merit written by an established poet. This event is geared for those whose tastes are geared towards literature and aesthetic philosophy and desire a place to further their understanding of the artform of ...read more

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One-On-One Computer Help
 One-On-One Computer Help
Friday, Jul. 30One-On-One Computer
Weston Ranch Branch Library
In person (at Weston Ranch Library) or virtual, one-on-one help, by appointment only.  Call (209) 937-8540 during open hours and ask for Kari.   Here are some examples of what is offered: · Search online information for smartphone/tablet questions· Wi...read more
Learning Express Workshop
10:30AM
 Learning Express Workshop
Friday, Jul. 30, 10:30AM
(Bi-Weekly Fridays, June 4 & 18, July 2 &16 & 30, August 13 & 27)
Learning Express Wor
Maya Angelou Branch Library
Start your next job hunt with Learning Express.  We can help you create an account, take practice Civil Service Exams, and more!  Prepare for the GED, ACT, SAT, and U.S. Citizenship Practice Test for free. Please sign-up at least 24-hours in advance.  Meeting link will be sent via ema...read more

Virtual Mad Libs for the Family
2:00 PM
 Virtual Mad Libs for the Family
Friday, Jul. 30, 2:00 PM
Cesar Chavez Central Library
Join us as we create hilarious or just plain silly stories using YOUR suggestions. Mad Libs are a fun way to reinforce grammar, reading comprehension and vocabulary skills. Can't remember what an adverb is? Don't worry, we'll provide a grammar refresher before we begin!This is a VIRTUAL ...read more

(In Person) End of Summer Reading Ice Cream Celebration!
3:30 PM
(In Person) End of Summer Reading Ice Cream Celebration!
Friday, Jul. 30, 3:30 PM(In Person) End of S
Weston Ranch Branch Library
Summer Reading has almost come to an end!  You have until July 31st @ 5:00pm to submit your reading logs in person or online at http://www.ssjcpl.org/programs/sumReading.html.  Join us and celebrate your wonderful reading achievements by grabbing some ice cream and doing some fun outd...read more
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One-On-One Computer Help
 One-On-One Computer Help
Saturday, Jul. 31One-On-One Computer
Weston Ranch Branch Library
In person (at Weston Ranch Library) or virtual, one-on-one help, by appointment only.  Call (209) 937-8540 during open hours and ask for Kari.   Here are some examples of what is offered: · Search online information for smartphone/tablet questions· Wi...read more
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